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Professor Catherine Rogers

Professor of Ethics, Regulation and the Rule of Law



Catherine A Rogers is a scholar of international arbitration and professional ethics. She is a Professor of Law and Paul & Marjorie Price Faculty Scholar at Penn State Law and the Professor of Ethics, Regulation and the Rule of Law at Queen Mary University of London, where she is, together with Professor Stavros Brekoulakis, Co-Director of the Institute for Ethics and Regulation. Her scholarship focuses on the convergence of the public and private in international adjudication, and on the reconceptualisation of the attorney as a global actor. Professor Rogers has taught, lectured and published on these topics around the world, including as an invited participant at two Stanford-Yale Junior Faculty Fora. Her book, Ethics in International Arbitration, is forthcoming in 2014 by Oxford University Press.

Professor Rogers is a Reporter for the American Law Institute’s Restatement of the U.S. Law (Third) of International Commercial Arbitration, a Member of the the Court of Arbitration for the Jerusalem Arbitration Center appointed by the ICC Palestine, a member of the Board of Directors of the International Judicial Academy, and co-chair, together with William W "Rusty" Park, of the ICCA-Queen Mary Task Force on Third-Party Funding in International Arbitration. She is regularly engaged in capacity-building activities to promote arbitration and the rule of law in developing and emerging economies, and is working to found Arbitrator Intelligence, a non-profit informational resource to increase accuracy, equal access to information and accountability in the arbitrator selection process.

Before entering academia, Professor Rogers practiced international litigation and arbitration in New York, Hong Kong and San Francisco. She has an LLM degree from Yale Law School, a JD degree from University of California at Hastings College of Law and a BA from University of California at Berkeley.


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